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Robot Haircutter

Palate Cleanser – Robot haircutter

Just as long as SkyNet doesn’t get any funny ideas when I sit in that metal collar. Also, instead of talking weather and sports, the robot has GOT to do hardcore politics. No ifs or buts. Your (mileage | hair | conversation) will vary… I’ll stick with Mustache Pete’s! (H/T: IEEE Spectrum)

El-Jimador burrito

Palate Cleanser (literally): “Where Restaurants Have Reopened Across the U.S.”

America eats out. A lot! One of the things that I kinda knew but was hammered home as local groceries ran out of things was that there are TWO logistic chains – one residential and one for anything commercial. That latter part was about 40% of our food supply – and was caught right in …

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Does this mean that Zandra Rice-Hawkins is gonna call me a misogynist again (and again and again)? – Part 2

Yes, the Executive Director of out-of-state-financed Granite State Progress and Concord City Councilor (what a scary thought from a Liberty standpoint of those two positions co-joined at the ankles) Zandra Rice-Hawkins has oft not been enthralled with GraniteGrok.  This won’t help as it is strictly politically incorrect – I can see the steam coming out …

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you're fired

Palate Cleanser – doesn’t help when the emails go to the “boss”

Heh! Doug left GraniteGrok quite some time ago. That said, it seems like scammers are always out of date. Doesn’t help when the email telling “you” that you’ve been fired goes to the “boss”. I actually get this type of email on a regular basis: From: “Human Resources Manager” To: doug@granitegrok.com Sent: 4/30/2020 5:08:33 AM …

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Older than google

Palate Cleanser – Yes, I AM!

‘Course, they think I’m older than dirt already so it’s not much of a stretch. The Grandson?  No, he won’t believe it once he gets old enough to know what Google is. Now, bringing up AltaVista is a different conundrum for them all.  Do YOU remember it? And yes, I’m older than that… (H/T: Sad …

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